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Dancing at Lughnasa - Act 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2 Summary

On one of his visits, Gerry is persuaded to try to fix Marconi, although he knows nothing about radios. He climbs a tree and works on the antenna, and the set seems to work better. Kate has not accepted that Father Jack has abandoned his faith and continues to implore him to say Mass again. He promises to do so, but he sees it as an opportunity to introduce his pagan practices to the village.

Rose turns up missing, and the sisters panic, planning to launch a search. However, she comes home before they begin and reveals that she has been with a married man. She believes he is in love with her. He took her out in his father's boat, they spent the day together, and Rose refuses to reveal any more details about their rendezvous.

The industrial revolution has come to this village in the...

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